（Πολυδέκτης). The son of Magnes, king of the island of
Seriphus. He attempted to compel Danaë to marry him, but was turned into a stone by
her son Perseus by the sight of the head of Medusa. See Perseus.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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